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2 years after bombs, Boston Marathon looks forward, not back
BOSTON (AP) -- It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering - almost as much as finishing - something to aspire to.... 4/18/2015 1:40 PM

School districts, parents at odds over breakfast in class
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The number of breakfasts served in the nation's schools has doubled in the last two decades, a surge driven largely by a change in how districts deliver the food.... 4/18/2015 2:56 PM

5 years on, empty graves, full hearts for Gulf survivors
JONESVILLE, La. (AP) -- Courtney Kemp was getting dressed for work when husband Wyatt walked in and sat down. He didn't speak, but she could tell something was weighing on him.... 4/18/2015 4:11 PM

After Israeli elections, US Zionists cast votes of their own
NEW YORK (AP) -- Call it the other Israel election.... 4/18/2015 3:29 PM

Obama's Earth Day trek to Fla. to highlight climate change
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama plans to celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Florida Everglades.... 4/18/2015 3:23 PM

Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' still on guard in North, South
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. A century and a half later, these weathered "Silent Sentinels" still stand guard, rifles at the ready, gazing off in the distance.... 4/18/2015 3:37 PM

Police: Man shot, killed by Chicago officer
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago police have shot and killed a man in the city's South Shore neighborhood after officers said he pointed a gun at them.... 4/18/2015 11:37 AM

Gas-line blast at California shooting range injures 11
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff's gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said.... 4/18/2015 8:21 AM

Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips
LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) -- A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.... 4/18/2015 6:09 AM

New Hampshire clash of Republican presidential contenders
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) -- Republicans already in the 2016 presidential race or thinking about it have swarmed New Hampshire for an early state showdown that has highlighted the diversity, challenges and size of the emerging field.... 4/18/2015 3:44 PM



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